If one thing was clear to us at the recently concluded SAS Global Forum, it was that SAS and its massive, game-changing analytics software solutions are constantly evolving and transforming the analytics landscape. Gone are the days when data, analytics, and insights were considered a tool for the strong and powerful organisations of the world. Today, countless small businesses and organisations from around the world are leveraging the best SAS services and software in an effort to streamline operations and become more efficient by infusing data into their decision-making processes.
However, if you happen to be a small business owner, using SAS software, who believes that your establishment is simply too small to leverage the insights provided via expert SAS services, the following sections may change your mind. The truth is that that the best SAS services are tailored to help small businesses for many reasons – let’s dive in further to see what these are!
It’s one thing to have an analytics platform, it’s another to know if you’re using it right. Don’t get us wrong – using a powerful analytics software provided by SAS is definitely a great step in the right direction, however, it shouldn’t be the only one.
Today, almost everything generates significant pools of data, which means your small business has the ability to leverage a vast array of data sources. To fully capitalise on and draw this data out, you would need the help of expert SAS service providers. The best SAS services are supported by a team of specialists capable of facilitating the installation of your software, setting up your hosted environment, and, perhaps most importantly, administering your software and making sure you’re leveraging the data your business needs the most – in the right way. Capturing data isn’t enough – you need to make sure you’re capturing the right insights.
If cost is a concern for you, this should come as good news. SAS services, especially SAS admin services, are now available at far more cost-effective rates. In fact, in certain instances, the best SAS services and experts, come at a fraction of the cost of a full-time in-house SAS administrator. This means that at a fraction of the cost of one staff member, your small business could leverage the services of a team of well-trained and highly experience SAS experts.
The best SAS services typically include a team of experts well-versed in a wide array of industry and organisational settings, which means that irrespective of the segment you operate in, the right people and the right services can help you immediately!
Even in this highly data-driven world, there still are cracks in our operations that amount to sizeable costs and losses. With the right data experts and the best SAS services in place, you could funnel your data in a manner that would provide your team with visibility into where potential cracks lay. Doing so internally would require you to hire an in-house (often expensive) SAS administrator or, at the very least, either yourself or members of your team would need to have significant SAS software expertise. If you don’t operate in a software/technology-savvy segment, this can be very hard to do successfully.
Leveraging the right SAS services will always be the right decision. Just take a look at how we helped Bupa Australia saved $150 million through our work as a provider of some of the best SAS services in the region.
Data is becoming more complex by the day. However, this complexity is not a bad thing – depending on how you look at it, of course. If you’re able to adapt to this data complexity and leverage it the right way, you could be setting your small business up for unprecedented success. With every single industry becoming increasingly competitive, any edge you can get will make the difference. Capitalising on evolving data is most definitely an edge you need to seek out.
However, keeping up with these changes through internal resources and personnel can be very cumbersome. In order to successfully make the most of this, you’d need to rely on the best SAS services available. Consider using SAS experts who stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments, and you can rest assured knowing that your data game is on point!
As SAS Silver partners, we have provided many of our customers with the best SAS services in the regions. If you would like to know more about our services and how we can install, administer, and host your organisation’s own SAS environment, feel free to contact us and we’d be happy to answer any questions you may have. In the meantime, be sure to stay tuned to this feed for the latest news!